Movie Review: ‘Tomb Raider’

March 16, 2018 at 3:13 pm | Posted in Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

Tomb Raider is a great example of how to successfully turn a video game franchise into a film. There’s action, great characters, a good story, and it’s fun from beginning to end. With Alicia Vikander in the lead role as Laura Croft, they completely captured the essence of the character and the Indiana Jones style vibe of the series. This one is worth checking out.

The movie starts off with a voice over from Laura’s father, Richard, who is played by Dominic West. It sets up the story that the movie eventually explores, an adventure that leads to a remote Japanese island that is the final resting place of an ancient death empress. Everything builds up to the trip to the island, the action that unfolds there, and lots of puzzle traps as they explore the tomb. However, before it gets there, the movie takes the time to focus on Laura and introduce her to the audience. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Tomb Raider’…

Forces of Destiny Returns

March 16, 2018 at 2:13 pm | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny will be returning on March 19th with episodes appearing on Disney’s YouTube channel and a TV special on the Disney Channel on March 25th at 9:50 PM ET/PT. All eight new episodes will drop on YouTube and then will all be aired on the Disney Channel. Mark Hamill (Luke), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), Tiya Sircar (Sabine), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka), Vanessa Marshall (Hera), Catherine Taber (Padmé) and Matt Lanter (Anakin) will all be returning to voice their characters. Here’s a list of the episodes.

  • “Hasty Departure” – Hera and Sabine liberate an Imperial shuttle only to find they have unexpected cargo – troopers!
  • “Unexpected Company” – Upset when Ahsoka joins a mission set for just he and Padmé, Anakin puts them on a dangerous path. Working alongside the secret couple, Ahsoka helps save the day.
  • “Shuttle Shock” – On their approach to Canto Bight, Finn and Rose learn to work together to navigate a pod of dangerous creatures.
  • “Jyn’s Trade” – Jyn helps a young thief learn a valuable lesson.
  • “Run Rey Run” – While scavenging inside a Star Destroyer, Rey is cornered by competition on the hunt for a valuable part.
  • “Bounty Hunted” –Maz Kanata helps Leia, Chewbacca and R2-D2 with a clever plan to free Han from Jabba the Hutt.
  • “The Path Ahead” – Training with Master Yoda in the swamps of Dagobah, Luke learns an important lesson.
  • “Porg Problems” – Rey has her training interrupted by some very mischievous porgs.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

March 16, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web roundup of Star Wars news and beyond.

Book News

  • The Last Jedi novelization has hit the #2 spot on The New York Times Best Sellers list for print hardcover fiction.

Comic News

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